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A man has pleaded guilty to stealing $400,000 from a San Antonio company and spending the majority of it at strip clubs. The San Antonio Express-News reported 52-year-old Todd Seward admitted Tuesday to charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Authorities say he...
A Galveston father accused of keeping a child in a box has been found not guilty on all four charges after a jury trial. David Wieseckel, a father of four, was charged with three counts of injury to a child and one count of unlawful restraint. He faced as many as 32 years in...
Two fired Southeast Texas officers will not be charged over a videotaped incident in which a woman held for an unpaid traffic ticket had her face slammed on a jail counter. A Jasper County grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict former Jasper police Officers Ryan Cunningham...
A Texas judge has refused for a second time to delay the next month's scheduled execution of a convicted murderer whose attorneys say is severely delusional and ineligible for the death penalty. State District Judge N. Keith Williams in Gillespie County refused Wednesday a...
Dallas-based Dave & Buster's apologized Tuesday for a tweet some considered offensive about a taco promotion. The entertainment/restaurant chain tweeted on Tuesday afternoon "I hate tacos, said no Juan ever #TacoTuesday #DaveandBusters.” The tweet was deleted about 45...
Cameras are rolling, and guns are loaded. That's the warning for thieves who dare steal a package from the front step of Kell Curtis' home in Fort Worth. Kell and his wife, Julie Curtis, are concerned after hearing about front porch thieves. In the last 30 days, Fort Worth...
On July 26, 2013, Rosy Esparza fell 75 feet to her death from the Texas Giant roller coaster as horrified witnesses at Six Flags Over Texas watched. Carmen Brown talked to News 8 right after the accident. She had been next in line to get on the ride. "She goes up like this, and...
A new marriage policy is coming to Texas prisons. The current policy says that Texas inmates can only marry by proxy meaning someone stood in for the prisoner at a ceremony held somewhere other than the penitentiary. But the prison system's Jason Clark says a recently enacted...
A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Lubbock pathologist who was dating his former girlfriend. The deliberations by Lubbock County jurors began Tuesday following closing arguments in the capital...